TechHire RI Employer Spotlight: Kenzan
july 2017

Hungry for innovation, Kenzan has taken a bite of TechHire Rhode Island and fully embraced a partnership for growing employer-driven tech talent pipelines in Rhode Island and beyond.

Remodeling the Job Search: Community Lunch and Learn with TechHire RI
June 2017

Recently, the TechHire RI team hosted a local Lunch and Learn meet-up at the home of Tech Collective, one of our long-standing community partners. The event was designed to give job seekers a better sense of what steps they could take to boost their job opportunities. 

Hacking 21st Century Hiring
April 2017

What if we flipped the career fair, where instead candidates strutted their skills portfolio to a room full of employer recruiters, giving the latter a window into technical aptitude and fit?

TechHire Rhode Island leadership visits White House to facilitate Future of Tech Leadership Summit and join #100Kby2020
January 2017

The TechHire #100kby2020 campaign will bring together organizations and individuals across our state and country to fill open tech jobs. With over half a million open technology jobs across all industries and regions in the country today, the campaign was launched to meet this growing tech demand.

10 Tips for Tech Career Hopefuls
January 2017

At TechHire Rhode Island, we spend a lot of time simply listening to our employers. More than grasping the specific jobs and skills they demand, we gather the unwritten rules of the game — what it takes to succeed in the hiring process, tips for scoring not just a great paying job, but a rewarding and dignifying career.

Using Tech Training for Social Good in Providence
December 2016 // General Assembly Boston

NYC. London. Sydney. Singapore…and now Providence RI! General Assembly’s mission is to empower a global community to pursue work they love. In a unique new partnership with Opportunity@Work and the TechHire initiative, now in 71 cities and states across the US, and the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training, General Assembly has launched a pilot cohort of our Web Development Immersive training program in the city of Providence, RI.

Rhode Island’s Novel Push to K-16 Computer Science Education
December 2016

Last week Governor Gina Raimondo announced the launch of two new computer science minor programs at four Rhode Island universities: The University of Rhode Island (URI), Rhode Island College, Bryant University, and Johnson and Wales University.

Press Release: Governor Raimondo Makes Second Major Jobs Announcement This Week, Virgin Pulse to Bring 300 New Jobs to Rhode Island
December 2016

Governor Gina M. Raimondo made her second major jobs announcement of the week today during a State Room press conference with senior executives from Virgin Pulse, leaders from the General Assembly, members of the congressional delegation and members of her cabinet. Virgin Pulse, which acquired ShapeUp Inc. earlier this year, will significantly expand its Rhode Island presence and create nearly 300 new jobs in the next five years.